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    Agenda

    Mission, Vision, and Values

    DLIFLC Overview and Profile

    Current Focus and Way Ahead

    Worldwide Presence

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    Dynamic & Revolutionary Learning Environment

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    Agenda

    Mission, Vision, and Values

    DLIFLC Overview and Profile

    Current Focus and Way Ahead

    Worldwide Presence

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    Mission, Vision, and Values

    Our mission is to provide culturally

    based foreign language

    education, training, evaluation and

    sustainment to enhance the

    security of the nation.

    Our vision is to deliver the world's

    best culturally based foreign

    language education and training

    at the point of need.

    Mission

    Vision

    We hold ourselves and others

    accountable for the following values:

    Commitment - We are committed to our students, employees,

    stakeholders, life-long learning, and

    institutional excellence.

    Adaptability We promote flexibility and drive innovative change

    as individuals and as an institution.

    Integrity - We expect personal and professional integrity.

    Respect We honor our cultural and social diversity by treating others

    with dignity and respect.

    Values

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    Core Competencies

    linguist

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    Cycle of Excellence

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    Agenda

    Mission, Vision, and Values

    DLIFLC Overview and Profile

    Current Focus and Way Ahead

    Worldwide Presence

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    Linguistic Readiness

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    ARMY

    MARINES

    NAVY

    AIR FORCE

    35%

    10% 17%

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    Undergraduate Student Profile

    ~ 3,500 multi-service

    66% - under age 25

    99% - high school graduates

    17% - college graduates

    6% - officers

    71% male population

    29% female population

    87% - students will support intelligence missions

    Schedule: 5 days/week, 6+ hrs

    per day, 2-3 hrs homework

    12,300 AA degrees awarded

    since 2002

    38%

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    Title 10 Department of the Army civilian faculty

    95% native speakers: 16% Ph.D., 56% M.A., 25% B.A

    Faculty Profile

    Title 10 DA civilian faculty Faculty Personnel System allows for flexibility with the surge and dips in language training requirements

    DLI-Washington: Contract faculty

    provide flexibility and surge

    capacity

    In-house faculty training programs

    Professional development

    opportunities through local and

    regional higher educational

    institutions

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    Faculty Profile

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    DLIFLC Languages

    Category IV Modern Standard Arabic

    Arabic - Egyptian

    Arabic Sudanese

    Arabic - Levantine

    Arabic - Iraqi

    Chinese Mandarin

    Korean

    Japanese

    Pashto

    Category III Persian Farsi

    Russian

    Urdu

    Hebrew

    Tagalog

    Category II Indonesian

    Category I Spanish

    French

    Course Lengths

    CAT I 26 Weeks

    CAT II 35 Weeks

    CAT III 48 Weeks

    CAT IV 64 Weeks

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    DLIFLC Languages

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    Agenda

    Mission, Vision, and Values

    DLIFLC Overview and Profile

    Current Focus and Way Ahead

    Worldwide Footprint

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    2+ Overview

    What: 76% 2+/2+/1+ (Academic Production Rate - excludes admin attrition)

    When: By 2022

    How: Incrementally, increasing by an

    identified % annually at L2+/R2+ by 2022

    Who: All DLI students

    Why: Increasing complexity of DoD language

    needs requiring 3/3 abilities

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    Instructors

    Provide excellence in instruction

    Professional development (Master Teacher)

    Hire the best, retain the best

    Evolve curricula not more of the same

    Student-centered learning

    Students

    Recruit the best - no DLAB waivers

    Match language to skills and desires

    Ensure student readiness

    Increase immersion opportunities

    Provide post-DLPT training

    Getting to 2+/2+/1+

    FY15 Academic Production Rate

    2/2 2+/2+ 3/3

    75.8% 35.9% 11.7%

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    Getting to 2+/2+/1+

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    Immersion Programs

    OCONUS

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    Local Immersions

    2006 - dedicated Immersion

    facility at Ord Military Community

    Immersions conducted twice per

    language program

    Initiated August 2005

    20+ countries/regions

    more than 3,000 + participants

    70%+ for Arabic, Chinese, Korean

    Students who participate in immersions gain significantly higher levels of proficiency with far less attrition

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    Immersion Programs

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    Agenda

    Mission, Vision, and Values

    DLIFLC Overview and Profile

    Current Focus and Way Ahead

    Worldwide Presence

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    Worldwide Presence

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    Worldwide Presence

    As of April 1, 2016

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    Quality continuing education for 44,000 language professionals Language and culture materials for any learner

    Command Language Program

    Non-resident Instruction

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    Military Language Professionals

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    Non-resident Instruction

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    Online Resources

    Majority of products are open to the public

    DLIFLC postured to support Nations language needs - Rapport 6-8 hrs. language & culture trng.

    - HeadStart2 - 80-100 hrs. trng. - 32 languages

    - Language Survival Kits - 93 languages

    Sustainment materials - Cultural Orientation - 95

    - Countries in Perspective - 75

    - GLOSS - 40 languages

    - ODA - (diagnostic) -18 languages

    Mobile Aps - iTunes

    - Google Play

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    Linguistic Testing

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    1st DLPT5 deployed: Dec 2005

    DLPT examinees per year = ~ 62,000

    OPI examinees per year = ~ 15,000

    Languages tested = 120 (60 DLPT/ 60 OPI)

    Linguistic Testing

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    After DLIFLC

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